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WILLIAM L. BROWN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

05/24/1883 - 03/26/1962

BROWN, William L., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, May 24, 1883 in Beaver Township, Clarion County, Pa.; attended, Clarion State Normal School (now Clarion University of Pennsylvania); attended, Slippery Rock State Normal School (now Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania); football and baseball coach, Slippery Rock State Normal School; baseball coach, Clarion State Normal School, Grove City College and Allegheny College; teacher (3 years); player and coach, Butler Independents baseball team (1910-1917); manager, Allegheny Steel baseball team (1917-1918); engaged in wholesale and retail news agency business; proprietor, motion theater, Tarentum (12 years); proprietor, several bowling alleys; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1932; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1934); appointed, special tax investigator, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (1939); head, collection and investigation division, State Inheritance Tax Division, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue; chair, Allegheny County Republican Committee; died, Mach 26, 1962 in Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Knox Cemetery, Knox, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.